Standard medical treatments like medication do not improve or prevent it. In fact, they only delay progression of symptoms for about 6 months.
So here are a few important questions:
Can exercise improve (or prevent) Alzheimer’s Disease?
And, if so, how much exercise do you need to do?
Dr Dan Ritchie from FunctionalFitnessSolutions.Com joins us today to answer these questions and others.
So if you’re worried about keeping your brain healthy (and you should be) this is the episode to listen to.
Links and other resources:
Dr. Ritchie’s study on exercise and the effects on severe Alzheimer’s Disease.
The certification program from The Functional Aging Institute
New York Time’s article “Can Exercise Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk?”
Scientific American’s article on how exercise counteracts the genetic risk for Alzheimer’s
Nice publication on the “Window of Opportunity” to minimize the risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease.
A nice summary of the research on exercise and Alzheimer’s Dx at Brainblogger.com
Finally…a list of chair exercises you can download from diabetesforecast.org